Picture this “You get back from work after spending hours in the cold, the first thing you think of doing is taking off your coat, but there’s no rack at home so you throw it on the couch.” This is how a lot of people behave, it doesn’t have to be the case. A coat rack just by the door would come in handy.
In this article, we have put together 25 DIY coat rack plans that you can DIY easily. Each of the coat racks has a unique build, you’ll have to go through the list and decide on which to build. Are you ready? Let’s go!
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1. DIY Wall-Mounted Coat Rack
The materials needed for this DIY wall mounted coat rack include 1×6 piece, drill, miter saw, foam roller, screwdriver, coat hooks, primer, and paint.
Get a piece of 1×6 and sand it down, then place the hooks on the pieces and mark the position you want them to be. After this, prime and paint the wood then use a screwdriver to attach the coat hooks to the piece.
2. DIY Wooden Dowel Coat Rack
This is made from wooden poles, spray paint, painter’s tape, rope, and paintbrush. First, paint the wooden poles in your desired color and allow them to dry. After this, tape the bottom foot of the poles with the Painter's tape then spray paint them in gold. Then, prop the poles together and tie them together with the rope.
3. DIY Natural Branch Coat Rack
The materials needed for this natural branch coat rack include branches, pruning saw, cedar plank, drill, wood screws, and white latex paint. Start by cutting the section of the branches that has a nice shape to make hooks, then, sand the edges of the short branches. After this, drill pilot holes on the branches to allow screws to enter without splitting them, then paint the branches in white. Allow them to dry and screw them to the plank.
4. DIY Coat Rack From Rustic Shutter
This is made from rustic shutters, hooks, and screws. Prepare the rustic shutter and Mark the space for the hooks on it. Then, attach the hook to it and mount the rustic shutter on the wall.
5. DIY Coat Rack Organizer Shelf
This DIY coat rack is made of one backing, two shelves, with a magnet at the bottom of one to hold keys, and four hooks. You can make the backing longer than this, which means you will add more hooks.
6. DIY Dowel Rod Coat Rack
This is built with three varied sizes of dowel rods, plywood for the base, the floor felt pads to prevent the base from scratching the ground, and the pipe flange and pipe nipple to hold the dowel to the base. It's a very amazing project to try out, it's inexpensive as well.
7. DIY Giant Minimalist Coat Rack
The materials needed for this DIY coat rack include paint, pieces of wood, screws, goal roller, tape measure, and level. First, clear and paint the space you want the rack to be, allow it to dry, and cut the pieces of wood to size your desired length of the rack. Then, attach the two side pieces to the wall and are the top pieces to it. After this, screw the horizontal pieces to it and you're good to go.
8. DIY Modern Concrete Coat Rack
This modern concrete coat rack has wooden pegs and stands with a concrete base. Start by molding the base with concrete using a frisbee at the center of the mold to create the holes for the dowel rod. After this, cut the tiny diesel into all pegs and attach them to the big dowel which will serve as the stand for the rack. After the concrete dried up, put the dowel stand onto the concrete and you're good to go.
9. DIY Chevron Coat Rack
Here’s a tutorial that gives a few tips on how to make a chevron coat rack. The steps are the easiest to follow. You can also make it with your desired color. Black and white would be amazing don’t you think?
10. DIY Coat Rack
Cut a piece of 1×6 poplar board, then sand the board down and add primer to it. After this, paint the board and print your desired animal template. Cut the template into pieces of animal and adhere each animal to the board with stencil and tape. After this screw hooks on each animal and you're good to go.
11. DIY Coat Rack
The materials needed for this coat rack include 14×4 pieces, 12×4 pieces, furniture foot, scrap pieces, and hooks. Cut the 14×4 into two, then, cut the legs and cut the foot from the scrap wood. attach the foot to the legs and assemble the legs around the bottom of the 14×4 piece. Prime and paint the rack then attach the hooks to it.
12. How To Hang A Coat Rack On The Wall
This is made from a standard coat rack, drill, hammer, drywall anchor, wood screws, level, pencil, and tape measure. Measure and mark the space where the rack will be, then drill holes to the market area and drive the drywall anchor into the holes. After this, attach the hooks to the board and mount it on the wall
13. DIY Modern Coat Rack
Get two pieces of white oak boards, pass them through the Dewalt planer, then join the two boards together to give a larger panel for the back of the rack. The materials used include white oak boards, screws, hooks, Dewalt planer, tape measure, glue, and pencil.
14. How To Make A Coat Stand
This is made from PVC pipes (2, 4, 6, 10, 12, 35 inches), PVC L connectors, T connectors, chrome finish. Assemble the pipe as shown in the budget from the link below. After this, prime and paint the rack.
15. How To Build A Modern Coat Rack
The materials required for this DIY modern coat rack Include wood, cordless impact driver, wipe-on poly, random orbital sander, drill press, and tape measure. Cut the wood into pieces and sand them down. Then, assemble the fence and attach the hooks to it. After this, mount it on the wall.
16. DIY Handmade Coat Rack
Get two 1×6 planks and stain them with your desired stain then spread the hooks on the planks and space them evenly. Then, attach the hooks to the planks with screws and mount each of the planks on the wall.
17. Rustic Coat Rack DIY
The material needed for the DIY coat rack includes pallet boards, stain, varnish, 6 coat hooks, drill, jigsaw, and belt sander. Disassemble the pallet and remove the wood boards for the rack and sand them with a belt sander. Assemble the rack and add stain and varnish to it.
18. Industrial Coat Rack DIY
To start with, assemble the pipes and for the floor flange on the wall. After this, fit the pipes to the floor flange and you're good to go. The materials used inclúde pipes, t fittings, floor flange, and screws.
19. DIY Pallet Coat Rack
The materials needed for this DIY coat rack include pallets, old rusty nails, blank varnish, steel, and hooks. Assemble the shelves and join them together with old rusty nails from the back then mount them on the wall. After this, attach the hooks and your can't rack is ready.
20. Dinosaur Coat Rack DIY
This is made from a plastic toy dinosaur, a long screw, and plaster. Start by cutting off the tail of the dinosaur then prepare the plaster. After this, position the dinosaur upright in a glass and fill it with a freezer bag halfway. Then, dip the head of the screw into the plaster and attach it to the wall.
21. Modern Coat Rack Build
This modern coat rack is made from wood, glue, hinges, wood stain, miter saw, and tape measure. Start by cutting the wood into pieces then divide the pieces into two and stain one set. Lay the stained wood and attach the blank wood to its bottom with hinges. After this mount the fence on the wall
22. How To Build A Wall Mounted Coat Rack
To build this coat rack, you need wood, coat hooks, a torch, and screws. Cut the wood to pieces and assemble back and top pieces with screws. Stain the boards and attach the coat hooks to them. After this mount it on the wall and you're good to go.
23. DIY Accordion Coat Rack
The materials needed for this DIY accordion coat rack include a miter saw, wood pieces, drill, drill bits, pencil, and screws. Start by cutting the wood into small pieces then assemble the accordion shape. Secure the shape together with screws and drill holes for the dowel pegs. Attach the pegs and might the rack on the wall.
24. How To Make A Modern Coat Rack
To make this, cut the pieces of 1×6 to size then round the edges and mark the dowel holes on it. Drill the dowel holes and attach the dowel pegs into the holes with glue. After this, attach the metal knobs to the dowel pegs and mount the rack.
25. DIY Simple Coat Rack
Start by cutting the 2×6 piece to length then drill holes along the surface of the 2×6 and reshape the piece to fit the width of the rack you want. After this, drill bottom holes on it and sand the piece. Attach the hooks and mount.
That’s a wrap! Have you found a preferred DIY coat rack that you would love to build? We would love to know which project you are making and why you choose it. Feel free to use the comment section below to discuss with us, we reply almost immediately. Thanks for stopping by!